A local villager who is now an ecotourism guide and shows wild lemurs to the tourists in the Analmazaotra Forest.



Scouting Mount Gorongosa in advance of the bioblitz, E. O. Wilson examines the insects caught in a net he swept through the grass.



The federally endangered blowout penstemon (Penstemon haydenii) and the botonist who brought the plant back from just 600 individual plants to more than 20,000 today.



A man butchers and cooks bush meat, a 12-foot python (Python sebae), in a market in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.



A senior man holds up his caught fish on a boat in Nebraska.



A rancher takes a break during a day of branding on a ranch in the Nebraska Sandhills.



A man and woman react with surprise to the speed of the slingshot ride at the Minnesota State Fair.



Tim Krynak holds up a specimen of a Ecuador cochran frog, Nymphargus griffithsi (IUCN: Vulnerable), a type of glass frog. Tim and his wife Kathy have been coming to this place near Mindo, Ecuador for several years to monitor amphibian life. The Krynaks and their team hope that chytrid fungus does not show up here, but know that many other parts of Ecuador have already seen catastrophic declines due to the fungus. “Every time we come back, if it’s quiet on that first night, we think, ‘oh no’. We’re scared. We think, this is it,” said Tim.

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